Thursday, July 28 2011
Ukrainian-born musician Alina Simone traces her bizarre journey through the indie rock world, from disastrous Craigslist auditions with sketchy producers to catching fleas in a Williamsburg sublet. She begins her tale in a strange place called Kharkov.
Wednesday, March 4 2009
Alina Simone's interpretive covers of Soviet cult legend Yanka Dyagileva's songs have helped preserve the memory and music of the last Russian punk poet -- and sparked debates about cultural ownership and authenticity.
Monday, June 20 2011
With this third record, Alina Simone seems to have hit her stride by setting off on a new musical path.
Tuesday, August 5 2008
It takes energy to listen to this kind of sad beauty, and it takes a great performer to make it.
Wednesday, September 12 2007
ALthough she echoes Chan Marshall, Alina Simone sounds determined to get her own thing going on Placelessness.